Chainsaw Safety Training
Workers involved in logging operations such as felling, trimming, bucking and pruning trees using a chainsaw, require proper training and awareness of safety precautions. This online chainsaw safety training course has been developed and updated in accordance with Standard CSA Z62.1-15 (R2020).
Price per course:
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Northwest Territories
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- 1 h 15 mins on-demand course videos
- 2 modules (OHS Standards Compliant)
- 2 tests (OHS Standards Compliant)
- Certificate of Completion (PDF)
- Unlimited Exam Attempts
- Instant Access
- Access on mobile, tablet or desktop
- Dedicated Support
- Following the latest standards
What Is Chainsaw Safety?
Albeit indispensable, the chainsaw presents several inherent dangers that workers must be familiar with prior to operating the tool. For example, a series of forces – including kickback, pull-in, and pushback – can lead to irreparable injuries and even death if not taken into account while the chainsaw is being used. Powerful vibrations, flying debris, and hazards specific to industries where chainsaws are frequently used must be considered with equal concern.
This Chainsaw Safety course focuses on identifying possible chainsaw hazards and assessing risks prior and during use. Employees are taught how to choose the correct personal protective equipment for chainsaw operations, as well as how to respond immediately in case of an accident.
Who Needs Chainsaw Safety Training?
All workers who operate a chainsaw as part of their routine duties should undergo Chainsaw Safety training. The course is geared towards businesses looking to comply with the latest safety regulations at an affordable cost, but can also be acquired individually by existing or potential employees.
Certain industries are more likely to demand the use of a chainsaw. These include:
- Logging & Forestry,
- Automotive & Manufacturing,
Who Is Responsible for Chainsaw Safety Training?
Canadian businesses are under legal obligation to ensure that all of their employees are working in a safe environment. As such, it is the employer’s responsibility to implement Chainsaw Safety training for all workers who may be required to use this power tool in order to complete different tasks.
However, it is the employee who must undergo the safety course, acquire the necessary information, and finally pass an evaluation. What’s more, potential employees who are being considered for a new job can also complete this course individually in order to improve their CVs.
What Do You Need to Learn?
To complete this safety course, you must understand the anatomy of a chainsaw and the common hazards associated with the use of this power tool. In addition, you must demonstrate your familiarity with PPE requirements specific for chainsaw use, as well as be able to describe safe operation techniques and commonly used protection measures.
How Long Is the Certificate Valid?
Workers who frequently use chainsaws – especially in the logging and forestry industries – should take this course on a yearly basis. Accidents involving this power tool can lead to debilitating or event deadly injuries, which is why employees should stay in touch with the latest safety procedures.
What Other Courses Should I Take?
Chainsaw Safety is often paired with Personal Protective Equipment, Fall Arrest, and Lone Worker.
To view a complete list of safety courses best suited for your specific line of work, please visit our consultation page and select your job. The suggested bundle will include programs designed to offer comprehensive safety training for hazards commonly associated with your work environment.
What Will You Learn?
Introduction to Chainsaw Safety 35:00
Throughout this module you will learn about the Parts of a Chainsaw, How to Select the Best Chainsaw Based on Your Usage, Chainsaw Safety Features as well as Common Hazards in Chainsaw Operations.
PPE Requirements, Safe Handling and Operating Procedure 40:00
Throughout this module you will learn about PPE Requirements, Safe Handing Tips and Safe Operation for Different Logging Procedures.
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Hassle-Free Online Training
eSafetyFirst is the convenient, hassle-free online training solution for anyone who needs fast Chainsaw Safety training or re-training. This course isn’t your average, bland workplace safety course that workers forget. Each module is engaging, memorable, and fun! Employers benefit from our bulk pricing and fast, simple training. Employees can get their practice out of the way fast and have fun doing it!
How it works for Private Individuals
The process is actually very simple. Simple as 1, 2, 3
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After you have completed your purchase, you can start your training immediately, from your account.
Start the training
You have unrestricted course access and unlimited exam attempts until you pass.
If you passed all the exams, you will immediately receive a certificate which you can download and print.
How it works for Employers
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Individual TrainingNo Minimum Size Convenient for Workers
- Take the course anywhere, anytime.
- Pause and Resume whenever you need to.
- Access from any device and browser.
- Unlimited Exam Attempts
Group TrainingMinimum Group Size: 6 Workers Convenient for Employers
- Train a large workforce at once.
- Stop chasing each worker to complete the training.
- Know which questions your workers fail.
- One Exam Re-Attempt per Module.
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With eSafetyFirst, you do not have to chase instructors for your paperwork or wallet cards. With our training system, you can get the certificate in the same day or you can learn at your own pace and decide when you want to finish your training.
How Chainsaw Safety Online Training Benefits You
Cheapest and most convenient
In today’s fast paced society, Chainsaw Safety online courses have become the cheapest and most convenient solution to get your safety training done.
Save Time and Money
With Chainsaw Safety online training, you no longer need to schedule appointments, commute to a training facility and spend hundreds to thousands of dollars on courses and materials, all because an offline training facility can’t keep up with modern solutions due to human resources.
Pause, Resume or Retake Exams
It is also significantly more convenient to opt for the Chainsaw Safety online training because it gives the attendant the option to start the training at any given time and gain full control of the content. Chainsaw Safety Online courses empower you with the option to pause, resume, and even retake parts of the training that you did not fully master on your first try.
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